Technical Support Officer

Job Description

As a Technical Support Officer in the Ministry’s Headquarters, you will provide engineering support in the production of educational audio and video programmes for broadcast and/or distribution. This includes the operation and maintenance of specialised video/ audio recording, editing, post-production and ancillary equipment systems.

Technical Support Officers may also be deployed to schools as School Laboratory Technicians, Education Workshop Instructors or AVA Technicians:

School Laboratory Technician

You will facilitate the delivery of science lessons and practical assessments by assisting in the smooth running of the science laboratories in our secondary schools, junior colleges or central institute.  This includes preparing and setting up of apparatus, reagents and materials. You will supervise the laboratory attendants in the daily operations and maintenance of the science laboratories in the school.  You will also assist in the preparations for Science department events and activities.

Education Workshop Instructor

You will prepare the teaching materials for instruction and pupils’ project work, and assist the Design and Technology teachers in the teaching of practical skills in metal, wood and plastics processing. You will also be assigned duties related to the upkeeping of the workshops, design studios and stores in the Technical department and the maintenance of tools, machinery and equipment.

AVA Technician

You will provide AV technical support for teaching and learning purposes as well as school events. You will perform minor servicing for AV equipment and maintain usage and service records of such equipment, and assist in the maintenance of the language laboratory.

Requirements

  • A team player with good communication skills
  • Candidates applying for the position of School Laboratory Technician should possess a full GCE ‘A’ Level Certificate; or a Polytechnic Diploma in relevant discipline
  • Candidates applying for the position of AVA Technician should possess at least a National Trade Certificate Grade II in relevant discipline
  • Candidate applying for the position of Education Workshop Instructor should possess at least a National Trade Certificate Grade II in relevant discipline and at least 3 years of relevant experience in handling Design & Technology equipment

Application Details

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